Reporter confronts woman accused of using his credit card number to pay for hotel stay

Posted at 6:42 PM, Jul 30, 2015
and last updated 2015-07-30 20:43:39-04

DALLAS, Texas — A reporter for FOX 4 in Texas used his iPhone to record a face-to-face confrontation with a woman who allegedly used his credit card number to pay for a hotel stay.

According to a report on, reporter Steve Noviello received a notice from his bank that his Visa card had been used at a Hilton hotel in Richardson, Texas. Noviello notified local police, then contacted the hotel to get more information. A hotel employee told Noviello a woman named Farah Parks checked into a room using Noviello’s credit card number.

Noviello met with police at the hotel and was denied permission to speak with Parks directly. But Noviello found out Parks’ room number and he waited outside for police to remove her from the hotel.

Use the video player above to watch the video of Noviello’s confrontation with Parks.